Traditional Chinese medicine for lowering blood pressure
Uncaria: hooked branches of Rubiaceae.
Sweet and slightly cold.
It has the functions of clearing heat, calming the liver and quenching the fever, and soothing the breath. The stalks of Uncaria contains a variety of dioxazole alkaloids, including Unococline, Isorhynchophylline, Total Uncaria, and non-alkaloid.
The major effective antihypertensive components in Uncaria are Uncaria and Isorhynchophylline, which have a stronger blood pressure lowering effect than Uncaria.
Kudzu root: the root of the legume kudzu or kudzu.
Isoflavones are the main active ingredients of pueraria, among which puerarin, daidzein and daidzein are relatively high in content.
Puerarin can enhance myocardial contractility and protect myocardial cells; enlarge cerebral blood vessels, increase cerebral blood flow, improve cerebral oxygen supply, and have a certain antihypertensive effect on normal and hypertensive animals.
Prunella: Ears of prunella vulgaris.
It has antitumor, antihypertensive, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, diuretic and other effects, and has dual regulating effects on blood pressure.
Regarding the antihypertensive active ingredient, it has been thought that it is the potassium salt contained in it.
Prunella vulgaris decoction (Prunella vulgaris, Yuanshen, Scutellaria baicalensis, Dragon tooth, Mother of pearl, habitat, etc.) was used to treat 40 patients with grade 1 and 2 hypertension, and the total effective rate was 92.
5%, Xiachucao Decoction has a better effect on lowering blood pressure and pulse pressure, treating patients with hypertension who have syndromes of liver fire, stagnation of collaterals and stagnation, reducing plasma function and delaying the progress of atherosclerosis.
Apocynum leaf: The leaf of apocynum apocynum plant.
Its antihypertensive active ingredients are mainly mosaicin, total flavonoids and glucose.
Apocynum compound tea (apocynum, ginkgo biloba, hawthorn, chrysanthemum, green tea, etc.) is used to treat 56 cases of essential hypertension (treatment group), and compared with 52 cases (complications) treated with Niuhuangjiangya pill, continuous medication8 weeks.
The results showed that antihypertensive treatment in the treatment group effectively replaced 87.
15%, the previous 73.
11%, the difference between the groups is significant.
Wild chrysanthemum: the head of perennial herbaceous wild chrysanthemum.
The function clears heat and detoxifies, eliminates inflammation and sterilization, and at the same time has a good antihypertensive effect.
The 95% ethanol extract of wild chrysanthemum mainly contains water-insoluble substances such as chrysanthemum lactone, flavonoid glycosides, etc. It will definitely have a certain antihypertensive effect on anesthetized cats and normal dogs, and the antihypertensive effect is slow and durable, which is ideal.Downgrade blood pressure medication.
Cassia seed: dried mature seeds of leguminous plant Cassia or small Cassia, commonly used in clinical Chinese medicine.
According to reports, Cassia seed water extract, alcoholic water extract and ethanol extract have an effect on lowering blood pressure and diuresis of anesthetized dogs, cats, and rabbits, and can significantly reduce systolic and diastolic blood pressure in spontaneous hereditary hypertension rats.The intensity and duration of the pressure action were significantly associated with reserpine.
The hypotensive effect of the protein in Cassia is related to the absorption into the blood of amino acids and short peptide chains formed after the protein is decomposed in tandem.
The low-melting pressure produced by Cassia seed is related to the hypotensive effect and promotes the proliferation of Bifidobacterium tandem.
Astragalus membranaceus: the dried roots of the legume Mongolian astragalus or Astragalus membranaceus.
Astragalus antihypertensive solutes are γ-aminobutyric acid and astragalus carboxamide, which have the effect of expanding blood vessels, resisting hypoxia, reducing the content of collagen fibers in the pulmonary arteries of rats and strengthening the diuretic effect.
Morus parasitica: The leaves and stems of the mulberry parasitaceous plant, Morus parasitica and shrub parasitization, have bitter and bitter taste. The branches and leaves contain cystosporin, which is artemisinin, and quercetin, etc., and is often used to treat essential hypertension.
Eucommia: deciduous tree of Eucommiaceae.
The main antihypertensive component of Eucommia ulmoides is pinoresinol diglucoside.
Eucommia ulmoides water extract has an inhibitory effect on the oxidative modification of low-density lipoprotein, and has a hypotensive effect. The antihypertensive effect is stable, non-toxic, and no adverse reactions. The blood pressure is mainly reduced by directly expanding blood vessels and inhibiting the center of vascular movement.
Leizizi: Mature seed of the cruciferous plant Leiyi.
Its hypotensive substance is sinapine sulfur salt.
Laiyaozi Jiangya tablet has a relaxing effect on intestinal smooth muscle and increases blood flow in dog limbs, indicating that it has a vasodilator effect.